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RC Scale Model Me 163 Komet Warbird Electric Powered with Rocket Performance

RC Scale Model Me 163 Komet Warbird Electric Powered with Rocket Performance

When you want to wow them with an RC scale model warbird, you can’t get any hotter than the Me 163 Komet. This electric powered version has true rocket plane performance. First encountered by U.S. Army Air Corps bombers in July 1944, the advanced speed and maneuverability of the Luftwaffe’s new Messerschmitt Me 163 rocket […]
RC Model Airplane Sneak Peek Video FMS Tigercat 1700mm Twin Warbird

RC Model Airplane Sneak Peek Video FMS Tigercat 1700mm Twin Warbird

Senior West Coast Editor John Reid pops the lid on a brand new MAN Flight Report. This exclusive Sneak Peek shows up close and personal the new Grumman Tigercat from FMS. This 1700mm twin powered warbird is amazing and the flight performance is sizzling! Check it out! Molded of rugged foam this twin powered Grumman […]
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How often do you see an 88-pound Bede 8 model airplane at the field? (How about never!) This unusual RC airplane was scratch-built by the late Doug Rigby and is now owned and flown by Paul Needham. The fiberglass plane has built-up wings finished in fiberglass cloth and is powered by a DLE 222cc flat four-cylinder gas engine spinning a 34x12 propeller.

RC Model Giant-Scale Bede 8

How often do you see an 88-pound Bede 8 model airplane at the field? (How about never!) This unusual RC airplane was scratch-built by the late Doug Rigby and is now owned and flown by Paul Needham. The fiberglass plane has built-up wings finished in fiberglass cloth and is powered by a DLE 222cc flat […]
Model Airplane Tips & Tricks

Model Airplane Tips & Tricks

From aluminum foil to household corner molding, these cheap and easy workshop tips use common items or scrap material to make your RC airplane modeling time easier and more enjoyable. Have a great tip you’d like to share? Email it to man@airage.com! OVERSPRAY PROTECTOR When you’re painting, it’s important to protect parts from overspray. This […]
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Model Airplane Flight Tips: Land Like a Pro

Model Airplane Flight Tips: Land Like a Pro

We’ve all heard the old adage, takeoffs are optional, but landings are mandatory. Bringing a plane back to the ground safely is a pilot’s top goal. Unfortunately, one of the ... Continue reading ... Join our premium membership!
Model Airplane Basics Video — How To install RC fuel tanks

Model Airplane Basics Video — How To install RC fuel tanks

If you are new to glow powered model airplanes you might have questions about installing the fuel system and gas tank properly. This How To video with Sr. Tech. Editor Gerry Yarrish, provides step by step guidance so your RC airplane will have an uninterrupted supply of fuel for its engine so it can fly […]
RC Airplane Aerobatic Secrets 12 Things All RC Pilots Need to Know

RC Airplane Aerobatic Secrets 12 Things All RC Pilots Need to Know

Once you master basic RC Airplane flight and start progressing to bigger, faster and more maneuverable airplanes, aerobatics start to enter your aviation mindset. When you start thing about Aerobatics, anyone can pull back on the stick to perform a loop. But what’s really needed to become a skilled pilot is understanding how to execute […]
RC Model Airplane Workshop — Tips for Better Building

RC Model Airplane Workshop — Tips for Better Building

For several years now I have been highlighting my projects and workshop builds online to share some of my building tips and Techniques I use. In the long view, I have always thought that learning how to fly RC planes was a lot harder that the actual building of the planes, even when kit-building. MAN readers are […]
RC Plane Shock-Absorbing Landing Gear

RC Plane Shock-Absorbing Landing Gear

I have always admired early aircraft, especially those flown during WW I. The evolution of aircraft from 1914 to 1918 is simply amazing. I have built and flown several WW I airplanes built from Balsa USA kits. Well designed, they fly great but sometimes my landings can be less than perfect. I wanted to design […]
RC Aerobatics: Perfecting the Avalanche

RC Aerobatics: Perfecting the Avalanche

MAN’s West Coast Senior Editor John Reid, shows the proper way to perform the Avalanche. Basically a loop with a snap roll at the very top, John’s video highlights some of the important things to watch for while you perfect this great aerobatic maneuver.  
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